Unlike most of you I don't have the sensation of getting drowsy or wanting to nod off. The first I know of it is when I abruptly awaken at the wheel and have no recollection of nodding off. This only happens to me driving home from work in the afternoon over a 45 minute drive & can happen 5 or 6 times. I get no warning or signs that its about to happen so its almost impossible to counteract..
You can make him sleep on his side, as a supine position aggravates apneas. Also, if there are any nasal blocks keep them patent with saline nasal sprays. And if overweight, aim for optimum weight, this will help reduce his symptoms.
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